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Riverside and San Bernardino, California

Riverside-San Bernardino historical house prices graph

The above chart estimates the market value of today's median-priced Riverside-San Bernardino, California metropolitan area house from 1976 until present. The red line represents inflation-adjusted house prices. The blue line represents nominal house prices.

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Data sources and methodology

The chart on this page estimates the market value of today's median-priced house over time. The trailing nominal prices are derived by taking the recent median price of existing single-family homes, as reported by the National Association of Realtors, and discounting it by the FHFA House Price Index. The FHFA HPI is a "constant quality" index, so even though houses are built larger today than they were many years ago, this graph automatically adjusts for this variation. The trailing inflation-adjusted prices are then derived by adjusting the nominal prices by the CPI-U Research Series Using Current Methods. Prior to Q4 1977, the CPI - All Items Less Shelter is used.